SUR-91D8B6: Post medieval purse frame fragment

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Unique ID: SUR-91D8B6

Object type certainty: Certain
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A section from a purse frame of Ward Perkins' Class A2.The frame would have pivotted from either end of the central bar. This frame fragment has an L-shaped section with three surviving holes for suspension, and one terminal.

The frame has a cast inscription, inlaid with niello, which is difficult to understand: [...]PECAV(M?)(P?)ET MA[...]

Inscription: [...]PECAV(M?)(P?)ET MA[...]

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Date from: Circa AD 1450
Date to: Circa AD 1550

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 85 mm
Width: 9 mm
Weight: 17.13 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st January 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr David W Williams
Identified by: Mr David W Williams

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 05/985

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete
Surface Treatment: Inlaid with niello

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Tandridge (District)
Parish or ward: Horne (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3642
Four figure Latitude: 51.161093
Four figure longitude: -0.056454
1:25K map: TQ3642
1:10K map: TQ34SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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